Period
to 20 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,834 3,490 4,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.23% 5.17% 5.64%
As % of the General category 10.88% 10.24% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 2,674 3,359
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% -4.76% -

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,048 34,079 40,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.03% 50.48% 55.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20,527 26,642 28,590
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £104,691 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,200 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.48% +3.24% +5.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +21 559 £65,000 +4.00% 92
West London +5 190 £57,500 +4.55% 78
South London -54 49 £51,000 +2.00% 14
North London -18 18 £57,500 +12.20% 9
East London -18 15 £46,250 -15.91% 22
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,138 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (27.28%) E-Commerce
3 671 (23.68%) Finance
4 516 (18.21%) Java
5 441 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 413 (14.57%) AWS
7 390 (13.76%) Analytics
8 376 (13.27%) Scrum
9 366 (12.91%) TDD
10 364 (12.84%) SQL
11 354 (12.49%) Azure
12 353 (12.46%) Python
13 335 (11.82%) Microservices
14 309 (10.90%) Software Engineering
15 295 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
16 289 (10.20%) Microsoft
17 285 (10.06%) DevOps
18 275 (9.70%) Banking
19 256 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 252 (8.89%) Marketing
21 247 (8.72%) CSS
22 244 (8.61%) BDD
23 243 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
24 241 (8.50%) .NET
24 241 (8.50%) HTML
25 240 (8.47%) Project Management
25 240 (8.47%) Degree
26 233 (8.22%) SQL Server
27 231 (8.15%) C#
28 217 (7.66%) Google

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 67 (2.36%) CMS
3 56 (1.98%) Confluence
4 36 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 30 (1.06%) SAS
7 28 (0.99%) WordPress
8 27 (0.95%) Apache
9 26 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.67%) nginx
11 12 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (0.39%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
14 8 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.25%) Drupal
15 7 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 74 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.34%) Sketch
4 32 (1.13%) InVision
5 29 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (0.56%) Zeplin
9 12 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.42%) SPSS
10 11 (0.39%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.28%) Marvel
12 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.25%) Figma
13 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.11%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.071%) InDesign
15 2 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 66 (2.33%) Magento
2 46 (1.62%) SAP Hybris
3 42 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (1.09%) NetSuite
5 25 (0.88%) SAP CO
5 25 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 25 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 22 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 20 (0.71%) Shopify
8 19 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 18 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 5 (0.18%) Lawson
13 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.18%) SAP Retail
14 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 413 (14.57%) AWS
2 354 (12.49%) Azure
3 120 (4.23%) GCP
4 113 (3.99%) SaaS
5 112 (3.95%) Office 365
6 71 (2.51%) Power Platform
7 61 (2.15%) PaaS
8 55 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
9 54 (1.91%) Serverless
10 48 (1.69%) Google Analytics
11 33 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
12 31 (1.09%) GitHub
13 30 (1.06%) G Suite
14 29 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
16 26 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
17 25 (0.88%) IaaS
17 25 (0.88%) PowerApps
18 24 (0.85%) Amazon S3
19 22 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.01%) Firewall
1 57 (2.01%) LAN
1 57 (2.01%) WAN
2 44 (1.55%) Internet
3 33 (1.16%) Network Security
4 31 (1.09%) DHCP
5 30 (1.06%) HTTP
6 28 (0.99%) DNS
7 26 (0.92%) VPN
7 26 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.67%) MPLS
10 16 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (0.56%) VoIP
11 15 (0.53%) Wireless
12 14 (0.49%) WLAN
13 13 (0.46%) BGP
14 11 (0.39%) IPsec
15 10 (0.35%) SAN
16 8 (0.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.96%) Big Data
3 126 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 101 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 88 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (2.51%) Power BI
8 69 (2.43%) MySQL
9 66 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 62 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 58 (2.05%) MongoDB
13 50 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 36 (1.27%) Redis
15 36 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 32 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
18 31 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
19 30 (1.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 169 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 145 (5.12%) JIRA
3 135 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 95 (3.35%) Selenium
5 69 (2.43%) Cucumber
6 55 (1.94%) WebDriver
7 45 (1.59%) webpack
8 34 (1.20%) JUnit
9 27 (0.95%) JMeter
9 27 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 26 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (0.92%) Maven
11 25 (0.88%) Babel
11 25 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 22 (0.78%) Mockito
13 22 (0.78%) SoapUI
14 21 (0.74%) Protractor
14 21 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 20 (0.71%) Appium
General
1 671 (23.68%) Finance
2 275 (9.70%) Banking
3 252 (8.89%) Marketing
4 166 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 130 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 93 (3.28%) Public Sector
7 59 (2.08%) Games
8 44 (1.55%) Automotive
9 40 (1.41%) Advertising
10 29 (1.02%) Back Office
10 29 (1.02%) Law
11 28 (0.99%) Publishing
12 25 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.81%) Legal
14 20 (0.71%) Front Office
15 17 (0.60%) Local Government
16 16 (0.56%) Electronics
17 15 (0.53%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
18 13 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 677 (23.89%) Developer
2 398 (14.04%) Analyst
3 286 (10.09%) Architect
4 207 (7.30%) Java Developer
5 159 (5.61%) Consultant
5 159 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
6 154 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 146 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 137 (4.83%) Project Manager
9 76 (2.68%) Senior Manager
10 75 (2.65%) E-Commerce Developer
11 72 (2.54%) .NET Developer
12 68 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
13 66 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
14 65 (2.29%) Software Engineer
15 63 (2.22%) Java E-Commerce Developer
16 61 (2.15%) C# Developer
17 60 (2.12%) Designer
18 58 (2.05%) Product Manager
19 54 (1.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (8.72%) CSS
2 241 (8.50%) .NET
2 241 (8.50%) HTML
3 194 (6.85%) React
4 181 (6.39%) Node.js
5 175 (6.18%) Web Services
6 168 (5.93%) AngularJS
7 160 (5.65%) Spring
8 156 (5.50%) REST
9 125 (4.41%) RESTful
9 125 (4.41%) Spring Boot
10 94 (3.32%) HTML5
11 91 (3.21%) Redux
12 86 (3.03%) ASP.NET
13 82 (2.89%) XML
14 77 (2.72%) JSON
15 76 (2.68%) jQuery
16 63 (2.22%) CSS3
17 60 (2.12%) Kafka
18 54 (1.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 243 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (5.93%) User Experience
3 112 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 81 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 77 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (2.72%) iPad
6 77 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 73 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 62 (2.19%) Social Media
9 57 (2.01%) FMCG
10 35 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 25 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 24 (0.85%) Blog
14 23 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 21 (0.74%) EPoS
15 21 (0.74%) Robotics
16 20 (0.71%) BYOD
16 20 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 153 (5.40%) Windows
2 132 (4.66%) Linux
3 78 (2.75%) Android
4 65 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 38 (1.34%) Unix
7 20 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.21%) VMS
11 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.071%) MVS
13 2 (0.071%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.035%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,138 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (27.28%) E-Commerce
3 390 (13.76%) Analytics
4 376 (13.27%) Scrum
5 366 (12.91%) TDD
6 335 (11.82%) Microservices
7 309 (10.90%) Software Engineering
8 295 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
9 285 (10.06%) DevOps
10 256 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 244 (8.61%) BDD
12 240 (8.47%) Project Management
13 212 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
14 195 (6.88%) Mentoring
15 191 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
16 183 (6.46%) Kanban
17 170 (6.00%) Test Automation
18 151 (5.33%) Project Delivery
19 147 (5.19%) ERP
19 147 (5.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 516 (18.21%) Java
2 441 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 364 (12.84%) SQL
4 353 (12.46%) Python
5 231 (8.15%) C#
6 122 (4.30%) Scala
7 104 (3.67%) Java 8
8 93 (3.28%) PHP
9 67 (2.36%) Ruby
10 66 (2.33%) R
11 61 (2.15%) Kotlin
12 57 (2.01%) C
13 54 (1.91%) ES6
14 47 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 37 (1.31%) C++
16 35 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 33 (1.16%) Groovy
17 33 (1.16%) PowerShell
18 32 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 28 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 240 (8.47%) Degree
2 70 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (1.69%) CCNP
5 33 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 32 (1.13%) PhD
7 30 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (0.99%) CISSP
9 26 (0.92%) CISM
10 25 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 20 (0.71%) PMP
12 19 (0.67%) CCIE
12 19 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
13 18 (0.64%) CCNA
13 18 (0.64%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.53%) MCSE
15 14 (0.49%) SC Cleared
16 12 (0.42%) MCSA
17 11 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.15%) QA
2 54 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 51 (1.80%) SLA
4 38 (1.34%) GDPR
5 36 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.92%) PMO
8 18 (0.64%) COBIT
9 8 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.21%) Basel II
10 6 (0.21%) NIST
11 4 (0.14%) Basel III
12 3 (0.11%) SEPA
13 2 (0.071%) P3O
14 1 (0.035%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.035%) GAAP
14 1 (0.035%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.035%) ITGC
14 1 (0.035%) PSD2
System Software
1 210 (7.41%) Docker
2 88 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.38%) vSphere
5 22 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.42%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.25%) HDFS
9 7 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.11%) Cronacle
12 3 (0.11%) XenApp
13 2 (0.071%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.035%) vCloud
14 1 (0.035%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 111 (3.92%) Terraform
2 107 (3.78%) Kubernetes
3 60 (2.12%) Ansible
4 33 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.06%) SCCM
6 24 (0.85%) Puppet
7 22 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (0.74%) Marathon
8 21 (0.74%) Mesos
9 16 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.42%) Kibana
11 10 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.32%) Control-M
13 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (0.25%) logstash
15 6 (0.21%) Oozie
15 6 (0.21%) RSA enVision
16 5 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
16 5 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
17 4 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 289 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 217 (7.66%) Google
3 187 (6.60%) SAP
4 131 (4.62%) Oracle
5 108 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 98 (3.46%) Adobe
7 82 (2.89%) Tableau
8 76 (2.68%) hybris
9 68 (2.40%) Cisco
9 68 (2.40%) VMware
10 60 (2.12%) IBM
11 46 (1.62%) Demandware
12 34 (1.20%) Dell
13 30 (1.06%) Citrix
14 28 (0.99%) Alteryx
15 23 (0.81%) HP
15 23 (0.81%) JD Edwards
15 23 (0.81%) Splunk
16 22 (0.78%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.71%) Meraki